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CCTV footage exposes suspected Legon thief

A man captured on a closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage stealing from the “Little Legon” bungalows has been arrested and detained by the police. The University of Ghana Staff, who are living in these bungalows, have been experiencing frequent break-ins which led to them setting up a CCTV camera to monitor activities in the area. That decision has been justified as ...

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March salaries to delay; we can’t keep borrowing to pay staff – UG

The University of Ghana, Legon will be unable to pay its workers their March 2018 salaries on time due to the government’s failure to release subventions. No timeline has been given for when payment will eventually be made. A memo, sighted by Citi News, from the University Registry also revealed that the University has been borrowing money for the past two ...

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UG won’t collapse over supposed ‘bad contract’ – Prof. Yankah

The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has said government is committed to ensuring that the University of Ghana is not privatized. Mr. Yankah’s comments come weeks after the Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, indicated that the school  might soon be privatized if it fails to meet its obligations in a $64 million agreement ...

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Old Vandal killing: Lawyer wants accused person discharged

The defense counsel for the 23-year-old footballer who allegedly stabbed to death a former student of the University of Ghana during an argument, has prayed a Madina District Court to discharge his client. Mr Derrick Adu-Gyamfi who represented George Osei Mensah, the accused, argued that there had been an unreasonable delay in the trial of his client. [contextly_sidebar id=”1maUnKDcXdVG5GRGRPdKbEEva9nGtyUX”]He pointed out ...

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Education Minister ‘lying’ to paint me black – Prof. Aryeetey

The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has clarified some supposed misconceptions about the $64 million dollar agreement the university entered into with a foreign company for the construction of some structures for the school. According to him, the impression created by the Minister of Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh over the deal was to “paint ...

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Blame 1-yr law school course for mass failure – Law lecturer

Dr. Opoku Aduse

A law lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr. Opoku Adusei, has described as disappointing the fact that over 80% of students who sat for the final exams of the Ghana School of Law in May 2017 failed. He attributed the mass failure to a number of factors including the one-year Ghana School of Law programme which he said leaves ...

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UG was supposed to manage Medical Centre – Segbefia

A former Minister of Health under the Mahama administration, Alex Segbefia, has stated that the University of Ghana had from the onset, been tasked to handle the management of the $217m Medical Centre. According to Mr. Segbefia, the second phase of the project, which was expected to cost about 48 million dollars would be paid for by the University after ...

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Fight for UG Medical centre – Aryeetey urges authorities

The immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has charged the current university administration not to give up on their fight to claim overall control of the University of Ghana Medical Centre, which has not been operational a year after portions it was inaugurated in 2016. There is a current stand-off  between the University of Ghana ...

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Health Ministry peddling ‘lies’ about UG Medical Centre – Prof. Aryeetey

The former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has accused the Deputy Minister of Health, Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, of throwing dust into the eyes of the public over his recent claims that the University of Ghana’s Medical Centre was registered in the name of some private individuals. The Deputy Minister had alleged that the former Vice ...

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UG reviewing undergrad programmes to focus on entrepreneurship

The University of Ghana is in the process of reviewing its undergraduate study programmes to focus more on entrepreneurship, critical and analytical thinking, as well as intellectual development. The Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Samuel Kwame Offei, said going forward, their programmes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, would concentrate on creating the 21st century graduate, ...

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